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Re: list of installed packages

Robert Cates wrote:
> Hi all,
> question - how can I get a list of my installed software packages showing
> the full (proper) package name?  This is on my server, so I do not have KDE
> or Gnome, or any other GUI installed, and do everything per command line.
> I've tried - 'dpkg -l' and 'apt-cache search ..' , but I cannot see the full
> name.
> I have a couple of software packages that when I do - 'dpkg -l | grep
> kernel' I see for example - rc  kernel-image-2 2.4.27-6 .., but I cannot
> purge this going by this listing.
> Thank you in advance for any/all help!
> Robert


COLUMNS=200 dpkg -l


Roberto C. Sanchez

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